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Hair Expo 2014 Introduces The Star

As part of Hair Expo’s new Glebe Island Convention Centre relocation, the industry’s biggest celebratory evenings of the year are set to upgrade to Sydney’s most prestigious entertainment venue – The Star, Darling Harbour.


Home to Sydney’s premiere red carpet events, such as the ARIAs, Dally M Awards and AACTA Actors Awards, the 2014 Hair Expo gala evenings at The Star will not only showcase the industry’s leading talent, but also provide endless entertainment from pre-show dining to post-show partying.

Saturday Night Opening Gala sponsored by Wella Professionals
June 7 2014, 7:30PM – 10:00PM

Opening this year’s Saturday night show is the anticipated gala performance by current Australian Hairdresser of the Year, Frank Apostolopoulo, in his unique presentation, Case Study. The evening will also see current New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year, Sara Allsop’s solo show, Leather Tuscadero take centre stage.
Sponsored by Wella Professionals, the night will then feature Russian hairdressing extraordinaire, Dmitry Vinokurov, who will bring his experience in working for high-end fashion houses such as Nina Ricci, Kenzo and Hugo Boss, to the Hair Expo stage.

Ticket Prices: Theatre Seating: from $179 (Online) to $184 (On the day)
Corporate Box for 19 guests: $2,546
Corporate Box for 27 guests: $3,618


Sunday Night GenerationNext Gala sponsored by AVEDA
June 8 2014, 7:30PM – 10:00PM

The GenNext Gala will kick off on Sunday night, beginning with a fast paced series of nine performances. Opening the night sponsored by Excellent Edges and mentored by Sharon Blain and The Art of Hair team, the show will see some of the hottest talent of tomorrow present live on stage.

Hosted by Tabatha Coffey, the evening will also showcase shows by Bach Hair; the L’Oreal ID Team; La Biosthetique Nouveau Talent; Sloans; Stevie English, The Art of Hair and the UK FAME Team.

A main act by globally renowned creative phenomenon, Antoinette Beenders, in AVEDA-sponsored show, The Greatest Show on Mother Earth, will see an awe-inspiring spectacle that will merge beauty, fashion and environmentalism in one.

Ticket Prices: Theatre Seating: from $179 (Online) to $184 (On the day)
Corporate Box for 19 guests: $2,546
Corporate Box for 27 guests: $3,618


Monday Night Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards Gala Dinner
June 9 2014, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

Monday night will see the 2014 Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards top off the Hair Expo weekend. The pinnacle of the Australian and New Zealand hairdressing calendar, this is the region’s longest running and most prestigious awards – now in its 29th year.

Hosted by former Australian Idol presenter and current Studio 10 TV host, James Mathison, the night will kick off with a Schwarzkopf Professional show spectacular before the annual award announcements.

The celebrations continue on at the official After-Party at Sydney hotspot, Marquee Night Club located at The Star (entry included in Gala ticket).

Ticket Prices: Main floor: SOLD OUT
Balcony, theatre seating with cocktail service $199 (Online) $204 (on the day)
Corporate Box for 19 people: $4,541 (Cocktail service)
Corporate Box for 27 people: $6,453 (Cocktail service)

Online tickets can be purchased at Guests will be able to take a free direct bus from the Expo to Murray St Darling Harbour (close to the The Star).

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